A COPPER ALLOY FIGURE OF RADHA
Eastern India, Orissa, 15th Century
the figure stands on a waisted lotus pedestal in an elegant tribhanga (triple flexion), her long, braided hair swinging with the movement of her head, her right hand raised and holding a lotus bud, wearing elaborate jewelry including large, circular earrings, bracelets, anklets, necklaces, rings on her fingers and toes and a decorative belt from which emerges the fan-shaped end of her dhoti
Height 12 3/8 in. (31.5 cm.)
Sotheby's New York, March 19, 2008, lot 295.
Devi, The Great Goddess, Female Divinity in South Asian Art, Smithsonian Institution, March 28-September 6, 1999.
Vidya Dehejia, Devi The Great Goddess, Female Divinity in South Asian, Smithsonian Institution, 1999, p. 329, cat no. 77.